Texas (4-7) vs. Dallas Baptist (6-5)
When: March 6, 2012, at 4p.m. Central
Where: Austin, Texas (UFCU Disch-Falk Field)
TV: Longhorn Network (Kevin Dunn - play-by-play; Greg Swindell - color analyst)
Radio: 1300 AM "The Zone"
Internet Audio: TexasSports.tv
Live stats: Gametracker
All-Time Series: Texas leads 44-7
Coach Garrido vs Dallas Baptist: 8-1
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 4 p.m. Central
Texas: LHP Dillon Peters (0-0, 7.11 ERA)
DBU: RHP Jordan Staples (0-0, 4.76 ERA)
• After producing just a .195 batting average and 23 runs in the first eight games of the season, the Longhorns' bats showed life at the talent-laden Houston College Classic posting a .297 batting average and 18 runs in three games.
• A two-out, Kevin Lusson RBI single in the bottom of the fourth inning broke a tie game and sparked the No. 6 Texas Longhorns to a 3-1 win over the Dallas Baptist Patriots last season. Texas (25-8) used four pitchers who combined to four-hit the Patriots, allowing just one unearned run while striking out nine and finishing the game with eight consecutive scoreless frames. Nathan Thornhill (1-0) picked up his first career win after pitching 2.1 scoreless innings in relief of starter Sam Stafford.